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[Nettime-ro] Subtle Technologies 2003 : Call for Proposals
Jim Ruxton on Sun, 1 Dec 2002 16:03:30 +0100 (CET)


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[Nettime-ro] Subtle Technologies 2003 : Call for Proposals


Please pass along to anyone you know who may be interested. Thanks!

Subtle Technologies Conference
"blurring the boundaries between art and science"
May 23 - May 25 2003
University of Toronto
Toronto Canada

2003 Programs Seeking Proposals :

General Symposium: Throughout the three days of presentations, we aim to 
cover a wide variety of subjects. In the past, topics addressed include  
quantum physics , quantum computing and other unconventional computing 
technologies, music, dance, consciousness research, holography, 
animation, genetics, sonic explorations, sensing systems and devices, 
social systems, complexity theory, and artificial intelligence.The 
programming of the general symposium is shaped by the submissions of 
each year and is meant to broaden the scope of disciplines or areas of 
research for those who attend. People who have attended the conference 
remark that although the individual topics at the conference are 
extremely interesting it is often the threads that are woven between the 
various presentations made by speakers from varied disciplines that make 
the conference a unique experience .  We strongly encourage interested 
applicants to submit proposals that are outside the topics mentioned 
above if they feel their proposal fits into the general mandate of the 
festival. Please visit the archives at: 
http://www.subtletechnologies.com to acquaint yourself with the history 
of our programming.


Ground:
This year we will also be presenting a themed session during the 
conference."Ground? is a program exploring new technologies in 
architecture and urban planning. Topics may include but are not limited 
to, intelligent buildings, smart materials, alternative energy systems, 
surveillance, the effect of architecture on traffic flow, architecture 
and its affect on mood,organic architecture and nano-structures.

Criteria
The festival is open to the public and presentations must be accessible 
to a non-specialized audience.
Each presentation is 40 minutes, followed by a ten minute question and 
answer period.
It is strongly recommended that parties interested in submitting a 
proposal visit our archives at http://www.subtletechnologies.com to get 
a better idea of our programming. Presenters are responsible for paying 
for their accomodations and transportation to Toronto. All presenters 
receive an honorarium and their conference registration fees are waived.

Deadline for Proposals:   January 15, 2003. How to Apply
Please follow these instructions carefully to ensure accurate and timely 
consideration of your proposal. Proposals must include:
Cover Sheet (see directions below)
A one page proposal or summary of your presentation
Your C.V. or resume ( no longer than 3 pages)
Do not send additional material. We will contact you for more 
information if needed.

Cover Sheet must include:
Name:
Address:
Phone Number (include area code)
E-mail address (web site if available)
Program you are submitting to: (described above)
Title of Your Presentation:
Basic Topic:
Technical Requirements:

We prefer to receive proposals by email. Please send proposals to  
cinetron {AT} passport.ca

If you prefer, you can mail your proposals to: Subtle Technologies 
Programming
258 Salem Avenue, Toronto ON
Canada, M6H 3C7


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